Kunia Urgent Care was formed by a group of medical professionals with extensive experience in acute care and emergency room medicine. Our board-certified, hospital-tested emergency physicians are always on call to provide immediate care for you and your family.
Visit our Oahu medical clinic and meet our staff of warm, friendly, and compassionate people. You'll appreciate our clean and comfortable environment.
We make it easy for you get the medical attention you need. You can visit us 7 days a week. You don't even have to make an appointment. We accept almost all insurance plans. Stop in and be seen by our board-certified emergency physicians when you need it most.
Dr. Ganapathy is an Emergency Room physician with more than 20 years of experience and is board-certified in both internal medicine and emergency medicine. He also received his MBA degree in health from George Washington University. He graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College in India, where he worked in the Indian Air Force as a physician for five years. During his work with the Indian Air Force, he was responsible for a wide variety of cases, including pregnancy deliveries, pediatrics, geriatric cases, and trauma and medical cases. After working with the Indian Air Force, Dr. Ganapathy completed his residencies and took his board certifications in both internal medicine and emergency medicine in New York.
In 1993, he moved to Hawaii and worked full time as an attending physician in the emergency room at St. Francis Hawaii Medical Center West until its closing in December 2011. He currently works part time at Kuakini and Waianae Comprehensive Hospitals, as well as hospitals in mainland emergency rooms. He is well-qualified and extremely competent in dealing with a wide spectrum of cases in all age groups.
Dr. Almeida is a board-certified Emergency Room physician with more than 27 years of experience in emergency medicine. He received his MD degree at the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City, Philippines. After graduating from UERMMMC, Dr. Almeida went to Philippine General Hospital for the general surgery residency training program from 1974-1979. In 1980, he went to the US and started his residency in general surgery in Chicago. He began working in the emergency room in Belleville, IL in 1984. He then became board-certified in emergency medicine in 1992, when he began working in the emergency room in Chicago Heights.
Dr. Almeida moved to Hawaii in 2005 and worked as a full time attending physician in the emergency room at St. Francis Hawaii Medical Center West, until its closing in December 2011. He currently works part time at Waianae Comprehensive Hospital and worked at hospitals in Kauai. Occasionally, he also works as a shipboard physician on the Holland America Cruise Line. He is well-qualified and vastly experienced in diagnosing and treating diseases in all age groups.
Francis Garret Puzon is a nurse manager and completed his RN degree in 1995. He started working at St. Francis Hawaii Medical Center West in 1995 and worked with the hospital until its closing. Garret has earned most of his experience working in the emergency room, but he has also worked on the floors and intensive care units. He is extremely competent and experienced in his field of work, and he has proved very successful in running the emergency department as nurse manager in 2005 until the hospital’s closing at the end of 2011. He has extensive clinical and management experience.
94-673 Kupuohi St., Suite #C201
Waipahu, HI 96797
Business Hours (Except Major Holidays)
Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 9pm
Saturday: 8:30am - 9pm
Sunday: 8:30am - 9pm
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